Richest People In Austria 2014 | Top 10
Do you know how many renowned brands has Austria offered to the world and the persons behind them? Here are the Richest People In Austria 2014 | Top 10.
This country is home to some of the most loved brands of cosmetics and energy drinks. Also, here is where leading brand of cut crystal was founded.
There are many rich people in Austria worth paying attention to. And let me give you a hint: they are all billionaires.
Let’s discover their stories:
10Hubert Palfinger & family – $1.1 Billion
Hubert Palfinger is the son of Richard Palfinger, the founder of Palfinger AG, an international manufacturer of cranes, hydraulic lifting, loading and handling systems.
Its headquarters is in Salzburg, Austria. This is the first time that Hubert is featured in the world’s billionaires list, as he just took over as chairman of the supervisory board this year.
Palfinger AG was started back in 1932, when Richard Palfinger founded a reparation and metalworking shop for agricultural trailers, tippers and vehicle bodies.
As you can see, things evolved very much.
Seeing that it is working well, Hubert decided to specialize in hydraulic loading cranes and in 1976 the company patented the folding boom.
At this moment his net worth is estimated at $1.1 Billion.